from Grandma Grace's book
unknown undated newspaper clippings
typos in bold, his mothers name was Hattie, his sons name was Glen. I looked it up in the Brimson History book. deb
Lawrence Dale Brown, 65, a resident of the Cat Creek Community, northwest of Brimson, died Thursday evening Sept 17 1987 at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City.
Funeral services will be held at 2p.m. Sunday at the Mount Pleasant Number One Baptist Church, northwest of Brimson. The Rev. Larry Kackley will officate. Burial will be in the Cat Creek Cemetery. The body is at the Blackmore-Whitaker Funeral Home.
There is no family visitation scheduled at the funeral home.
Mr. Brown was born in Brimson, Mo., on Aug. 29 1922, the son of DeWitt C. and Attie P. Gregg Brown. He attended Brimson schools, and graduated from Trenton High School and Trenton Junior College. He graduated from the University of Missouri at Columbia in 1953, and did graduate work at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
Mr. Brown taught in schools in Gilman City, Lowry City, and Green City, and taught at Hickman Mills High School for 21 years. He also taught at Ridgeway High School for one year before he retired in 1983.
Mr. Brown was married to Miss Minerva Maxwell on Aug. 9 1945 at Albuquerque, N.M. They maintained a home in the Brimson community all their married life.
Mr. Brown served with the U.S. Air Force during World War II. He was a member of the Trenton IOOF Lodge and the Gilman City American Legion Post.
Survivors include his wife, Minerva of the home; one son, Lawrence Gale Brown of Kansas City, MO; and two sisters, Miss Fern Brown of Trenton, and Mrs Mable Clark of Chillicothe.
Mr. Brown was preceded in death by his parents; one son Glenn Dale Brown, who died at birth,; and one brother, Harry C. Brown.
The family of Lawrence Dale Brown wishes to thank each of you who helped during his hospitalization and death; the calls, the cards, the flowers, the food and your presence at the service.
A special thanks to Dr. Ryan & staff, the St. Luke's Hospital Heart Center, Rev. Larry Kackley, the pallbearers and the Mt. Pleasant #1 church ladies for serving lunch for family and friends.
A very special thanks to the Brimson History Committee, Hubert & Betty Neil, Ida Shaw, Lewis & Shannon Jones, Jasper & Clyde Maxwell, Vermal & Grace Brown for the assistance and support you gave us. If you helped in any way and your name was omitted, please forgive us for our minds are still in shock.
Minerva, Gale, Fern Brown, & Mabel Brown Clark